Patterson Police Services Detective Troy Silcox said two men entered the store, at 201 S. El Circulo, at about 8 p.m. July 18.
One of the men distracted the cashier by coaxing him toward the back of the store while another grabbed a bag of money that was behind a checkout counter, Silcox said. He would not provide more specific details.
The two men then walked out of the store, Silcox said. No vehicle description was available.
The men are both described as black males — one about 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a flat cap and glasses. The other is only described as 6 feet tall and 190 pounds.
Anyone with additional information about this case can contact Detective Silcox at 892-5071.
Anonymous tips can also be provided through Modesto Crime Stoppers by calling toll free 866-602-7463 or 521-4636. People also can send a text to 274637 and include the words “tip 704” along with their message.
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